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‘Hola, Amigo’ Bilingual Storytelling (online)
September 12, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmFree
“Hola, Amigo” Bilingual Family Storytelling with 123 Andrés
123 Andrés are the Latin Grammy-winning duo of Christina and Andrés. You may know them for their bilingual tunes and irresistible Latin beats! They’re stopping by to celebrate the release of their first book, Hola, Amigo! This musical celebration will get your family moving and singing. Get ready to enjoy catchy tunes, in both Spanish and English, and a special read-aloud of Hola, Amigo.
123 Andrés are a kids’ music duo with catchy songs and a fun-filled show that gets kids and families singing and dancing in Spanish and English composed of Christina and Andrés. Before COVID the pair traveled non-stop– bringing their message to audiences of children and families. Now, they continue reaching families through their interactive online shows, albums and, starting this August, their new Hola, Amigo book.
Andrés grew up in Bogotá, Colombia, and learned how to play the guitar from his father as a child. He studied clarinet at the Conservatory and had his first studio experience at age eight. He went on to earn a Doctorate in music and win first prize in the National Composition Contest in Colombia for one of his early songs.
Christina was raised in the US, in a Spanish-speaking family hailing from Colombia, and studied theater and dance as a child. After serving as a classroom teacher in public schools and earning a Masters in Education from Penn, she found her mission teaching through music.